Three generations of the Figueroa family have made the 3rd Ward our home. A you Juan is in the red shirt.
3rd Ward Neighborhood Leader.
Helping out local businesses.
DEDICATED to Our Community
Lifelong San Bernardino resident.
Grew up in the 3rd Ward with his parents and grandparents.
Education: Bachelor’s degree & Master’s Degree from California State University, San Bernardino.
Medical Social Worker
Empowering patients and helping families to get the resources for needed medical care.
Started a Clothing Donation Program for needy hospital patients.
Past President of the Amtrak Neighborhood Association.
Former Boardmember with the Neighborhood Association Council.
Hosted Neighborhood Block Cleanups to remove blight
Active Community Volunteer
Organized community cleanups at Lytle Creek Park.
Hosted the 1st local Community HoHo Parade arrival party.
Tutored San Bernardino Valley College students.
Co-Hosted a Backpack Donation for children’s back-to-school.
Effective Leadership For Our Neighborhoods
Supporting Public Safety
Partnering with our new Police Chief: Juan is working closely with our dynamic new Chief, Darren Goodman, to reduce violent crime in our city.
More Officers Being Hired:Working to restore the 100 police officer positions that San Bernardino lost during its bankruptcy and increase police patrols to better protect our neighborhoods.
Expanded Community Policing:Opened a new Police substation at the Inland Center Mall to improve response times, bring our police resources closer to the people and better serve residents of the 3rd Ward.
Addressing Homelessness & Housing Affordability
Securing More Resources:Partnered with Assemblyman James Ramos to expand mental health and drug addiction treatment resources for the homeless.
Opening Patton State Hospital for Homeless Treatment:Provide a safe and secure treatment environment to help the long-term homeless get off the street.
Support New Housing for San Bernardino Families:Work with home builders to provide local families with greater opportunities for home ownership.
Improving Our Neighborhoods
Organizing Community Cleanups:Juan works regularly with San Bernardino Code Enforcement and local community organizations to improve our parks and clean up blighted properties.
Repairing Local Streets:Secured funding to improve Lytle Creek Park; replace the bridge on Mt. Vernon Avenue, expedite street improvements on Pepper Avenue, and install a new crosswalk to improve safety in the Colony Park neighborhood.
Engaging Residents:A former 3rd Ward Neighborhood President, Juan meets regularly with 3rd Ward neighborhood associations and community groups to listen to residents and respond to local concerns.